Jumanji

Jumanji

Welcome to the Jungle

DVD - 2018 | Widescreen version
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Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose.
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
Edition: Widescreen version
Branch Call Number: JUMAN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 14, 2018

***SPOILERS***
When four high school teens accidentally find an old video game console they get transported into the game Jumanji. The four must learn to work together as a team to defeat the game before they become trapped there forever. Personally, I found this movie to be fairly predictable and more on the cheesy side. I mean, of course they would defeat the game, all become friends, and learn to be themselves. That aside, I did enjoy Jack Black playing Bethany. He really seemed like he was actually a teenage girl trapped inside a grown man's body. Not my thing, but would probably recommend to a younger audience. 3.5 Stars
- @Ruby_Tuesday of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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cjnorthern555
Aug 10, 2018

A delightful fun and entertaining movie!

i started yesterday the movie When I watched it in teathers i said when that year i said to my brother yey after you were born it said 1996 it drums like from the 1st movie we have when i seeen him open it in theatheres i thought it be a game not a video game cartrige it's weard that a girl calls him frige they were laugheing when he said why what the hell they need a bowling ball and a girl said no resepition the people just laughed when a girl asked the girl in the red are you going to help or are you too pritty and she said i'm too prittyeveryone laughed evan me and my brother and thye laughed when Speacar said hey i watching with caoch wed today i wasn't in a weard way i mean they laughed in theather's i kind of did think it's funny and why pe suchs they laughed i saaid to my brotherr in teathers they this is an old T.V. thats what he said at my uncles house thery laughed when he said where's my hair i laughed too with my brother and that he picks on her hair and i laughed when he said stupied ass and when Jack landed on him the laughed they laughed when Jack said he is over weght they laughed that he said he is a women they laughed that they were fighting who will go in and save him how was the hippo he sai9d they laughed and they laughed when jack said I'm still a fat guy and when he said i'm not imbarest to say that you evan more dashing in perison the people lau8hghed my brother and i too thanks he said they laughed when Jack asked him if he seen his phone anywhere people laughed i did too and Matthew did and said welcome to Jumanji 2 times i laughed on one did then i had to stop the movie and we went to my school meeting and when to store i got some DVDS Shania Twain The Platium collection and britney Spears In The Zone with a bouns CD Plus a poster and a disney princess crayola giate 18 pictures and a Little mermiand too with giate 18 pictures and Disney princess a Giant Sticker Activity Pad with play scenes i'm kind of old for it but i never had them before. in this movie and he said it was when he was in 7 grade i worth 6 grade on my paper i wass close

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Alyxwrites
Jul 26, 2018

"Overall, I quite liked Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, there is a lot about it to enjoy and to like. I didn’t expect a lot, but I didn’t think it was going to be terrible or anything, I was actually pleasantly surprised by the movie and liked it the entire way through. All of the characters are likable, all of the actors do a great job, they are clearly having fun and it shows..."

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https://alyxwrites.blog/2018/06/22/jumanji-welcome-to-the-jungle-2017-movie-review/

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samjenks
Jul 24, 2018

Surprisingly good family movie to watch.

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fvrlfellow
Jul 22, 2018

Dwayne Johnson is probably never going to win an Oscar for Best Actor, but he sure knows how to make a movie fun to watch. This is a really fun movie to watch with friends, family or on a date. The characters are enough of a misfit group to make it even more interesting. Special effects added to the fun factor.

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blue_tiger_3187
Jul 17, 2018

That was funny when, Kevin Hart was riding the elephant!!! LOLOLOOLO!

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CHERYL HOWELL
Jul 13, 2018

Amazingly funny, active and creative! Actors did a great job of their roll reversals! Recommend for a familymovie night for sure!

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ryanever
Jul 12, 2018

Almost shockingly, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle succeeds as an inspired, hilarious and creative popcorn movie! I never saw the original, but I doubt it could entertain as well; the update to parody an adventure video game format is gold and gives a lot of material. Above all, the three hilarious actors Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black chew up the screen and all play off-type in an unexpected and intriguing way. Hart as a smart zoologist (after spewing facts: "How did I know that??"), Black as a teenage female (weird I know but it kinda works) and the Rock as a badass who is safety oriented and afraid of any risk. Karen Gillan keeps right up with them as a nerdy girl in a ass-kicking model's body. There is a lot of generic stuff in this movie, such as the bad guy, a lot of anonymous motorcycle fighters to beat up and random cgi animal attacks, but in the format of a video game it fits. The whole movie is near-perfect for summer: a mix of smarts, action and big laughs along with brainless "just go with it" lightness.

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mr_chocolate
Jul 06, 2018

My partner and I did not like this as much as the 1995 original with Robin Williams, however it did have it's moments.
The continuity did not flow as well, and felt that the missile armed dirt bikes, did not fit the "Welcome to the Jungle," theme of the story. Dwayne Johnson (Moana: 2016), Kevin Hart (Central Intelligence: 2016), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy -1&2) and Jack Black (Kung Fu Panda: 1, 2 & 3) all seemed to fit in this romp, however did not know why they had to change actors, from the original to the "opposites," in the jungle.
The character development was a nice touch, as they became better people. I see that Dwayne Johnson was part executive producer and would have done better with some creative changes, in our opinion, but nice enough adventure story, but the villain could have been portrayed less as an over-the-top comic character.
The extras on this film did not add much to the DVD.

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Irahim
Jun 14, 2018

Did you just slap me?!
I explode when I eat cake...
All of these are from, yes, you guessed it, Fridge, the refrigerator!

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jimg2000
Apr 29, 2018

Many quotes in IMDb already including my favorites when too-pretty Bethany needed help to pee first time as Professor Shelly Oberon. Below are the few more serious quotes on choosing one’s life that are not in IMDb:

We don't have a lot of time in this life, and I personally don't wanna waste it on being, like, a gym teacher.
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You're all here for a reason. You know what it is. But this is what you should be thinking about: Who you are... in this moment in time, and who you want to be. You get one life. You decide how you're gonna spend it.
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It's a lot easier to be brave when you have lives to spare. It's a lot harder... when you only have one life.
-We-we always only have one life, man. Okay? That's... That's all we get. That's how it works.
The question is, is how are you gonna live it? Which guy are you gonna decide to be?… Did I just quote our principal?

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reypotter06
Mar 29, 2018

When I eat cake I explode. - Fridge

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

“I hate this game.” – Fridge

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Martha: This is like my dream and my nightmare all at the same time.
Bethany: I’m not going to take that personally.

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Fridge: Whoops.
[everyone looks at him]
Fridge: [guilty] I dropped the jewel.
Spencer, Martha, Bethany, Alex: WHAT?!
Fridge: I leaned over, ‘cause I thought I was going to puke, but I didn’t, and then it just fell out.
Bethany: We need the frickin’ jewel!

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

“Excuse me! EXCUSE ME! I was the one who was the human sacrifice!” – Fridge

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Spencer: Alex, what year do you think it is?
Bethany: [comprehending] Oh no…
Alex: It’s 1996.
Spencer: You’re Alex Vreeke.
Alex: Yeah, how do you know me?
Fridge: You mean freak house?
Alex: [confused] What are you guys talking about?
Spencer: [hesitant] I don’t know how to say this, but…
Fridge: You’ve been in this game for twenty years!
Spencer: That’s not how I would’ve said it.

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Fridge: You’d better go in there and save her!
Spencer: I’m not gonna get in there, you get in there!
Fridge: I got a backpack on! You don’t get in water with a backpack, everybody knows that.

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Martha: [sarcastic] Are you going to help, or are you too pretty?
Bethany: I’m too pretty.

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M22022014893836
Aug 06, 2018

Coarse Language: Someone says the j word

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Irahim
May 24, 2018

Sexual Content: Many other uses of swear words.

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Sexual Content: Various sexual jokes about flirting, penises, making out, urinating, etc.

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Violence: Each character has 3 lives, nearly all of them lose 2 of their lives in various ways, some comical, others surprising, others intense. Shooting with guns, fistfights, etc.

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Coarse Language: Uses of s**t, hell, damn, OMG, fricking, and variations of a**.

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M22022014893836
Aug 07, 2018

M22022014893836 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Jun 11, 2018

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cnie2001
Mar 31, 2018

cnie2001 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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Gwen904
Mar 21, 2018

Gwen904 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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